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News by Issue: 2010
 expand  2009-10 Session
7/15Legislative Council Study Committees Set
5/25Governor Vetoes Raw Milk, Expands Payday Loan Law
3/29Governor Signs Several Bills into Law
3/3Senate Session Floor Period Continues
 expand  Agriculture
11/17Alice in Dairyland Applicants Sought
11/42011 Agricultural Enterprise Area Materials Available
8/3Public Hearings Set for Initial Ag Enterprise Areas
4/1Farm Garnishment Bill Public Hearing
2/3Ag Day at the Capitol is February 3
1/4Dairy Management Pilot Program Applicants Wanted
6/3Celebrate June Dairy Month
 expand  Animal Welfare
 expand  Census
4/14U.S. Census Continues
 expand  District
3/5River Falls Gymnastics, Fusion Ice Hockey, and Ellsworth Wrestling Head to State
2/23Sheila's Town Halls
 expand  Education
8/24UW-Stout and UW-River Falls in Top Tier of Midwest Universities
7/20School Sparsity Aid Amounts Announced
6/11Public School Progress Reports Now Available
5/24Superintendent’s Advisory Council on Rural Schools, Libraries, and Communities
5/7Posters in the Rotunda
3/12Wisconsin ChalleNGe Academy Now Accepting Applications
3/4Wisconsin Denied Race To The Top Funds
 expand  Elderly Issues
 expand  Environment
11/15DNR Wildlife Survey Seeks Deer Hunters
9/23Fall Color Report
8/6Operation Deer Watch
7/28“We’re for Water” Conservation Campaign
7/6Wolf Activity Alert System
6/23Officials on the Lookout for Impaired Boaters
5/27West Nile Virus / Dead Bird Reporting Hotline Opens
5/19Wind Siting Public Comment Period Opens
5/14Straight Lake Park Tour
5/4Recycling Locations for Electronic Devices
4/52010 Wisconsin Fishing Report Released
2/18State of Deer Hunting Examined in Survey
 expand  Health Care
9/1Federal Health Care Bill Continues Implementation in Wisconsin
7/23Raid on Patients Compensation Fund Ruled Unconstitutional
5/11Tick-Borne Illness Prevention
3/22Wisconsin Cancer and Chronic Disease Drug Repository
 expand  Information
8/4YoungStar Childcare Quality Website
7/13Reminder: Fines Double in Work Zones
6/16Wisconsin’s Energy Statistics
1/26January is Radon Action Month
 expand  Jobs and Economy
8/13Employment Search Resources
6/7Commerce Announces Tax Credits for Food Processing Plants
5/20Harsdorf Statement on Polaris Announcement
 expand  Legislation
2/5Senate Passes Several Bills during Final Week of January
1/13Senate Committee Votes to Update Plumbing Standards
 expand  Privacy Protection
 expand  Public Safety
10/52010 Wisconsin Homeland Security Report Released
7/1Drunken Driving Reforms Take Effect July 1
4/21Law Enforcement Mutual Assistance Bill Approved
 expand  Reform
6/3Wisconsin Shares Fraud Crackdown Saves $45 Million
2/17Assembly Passes Campaign Finance Reform Bill
 expand  Taxes
3/11Tax Preparation Assistance
2/26Surprise $1 Million Credit to Property Tax Relief Program
1/21DOR Makes Ruling on Double-Withholding
5/19Minnesota Refuses Tax Reciprocity Benchmark Study
 expand  Tourism
 expand  Transportation
12/9Federal Government Removes High Speed Rail Funding
10/28Long-Range Rail Plan Seeks Public Comments
10/4DOT Announces Changes to Dangerous Star Prairie Intersection
8/2Statewide Seatbelt Usage Sets Record
6/9New License Plate Designs Available
5/3Mandatory Auto Insurance To Take Effect
2/12Governor Doyle Signs Electric Bicycle Bill
1/14I-94 / WIS 65 Interchange Improvement Meeting on January 21
3/12Harsdorf Decries Court’s Stillwater Bridge Ruling
 expand  Veterans
11/10Veterans Day--November 11
6/28Supermarket of Veterans Benefits Coming to Rice Lake
3/5Veterans Job Fair & Benefits Information Schedule Set